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As a foodie myself, I was so excited to see not one but two Carolina cities on the list of the Top US Foodie Cities in America. The coolest part is that I have eaten at a couple of these places too!

Charleston host one of my favorite steak houses of all time. Halls Chophouse is a must dine if you are ever in that neck of the woods.

The other Carolina town that I adore coming in at #1 is Asheville! I was recently in Asheville for Restaurant Week and I have a few new favorites. One of which made the list! Curate in Asheville is a Spanish Tapas restaurant that is worth writing home about! I even created a gallery (below) of our dining experience because the food was so amazing!

Yelp just released their list of the cities that have the highest restaurant ratings from out-of-towners to help hungry travelers find the best place to grab a meal in 2020. Here are their top five foodie destinations and some of the top-rated restaurants in each city.

  1. Asheville, North Carolina: Cúrate, Sonora, Rosetta’s Kitchen & The Buchi Bar, and Tupelo Honey
  2. Charleston, South Carolina: Lewis Barbecue, Halls Chophouse, Sorghum & Salt, 167 Raw and Maple Street Biscuit Company – James Island
  3. Honolulu, Hawaii: Kahiau Jerky Poke & Provisions, Garibaldi’s, Tane Vegan Izakaya, Oahu Grill, and Ōlena by Chef Ron Simo
  4. New Orleans, Louisiana: Cafe Porche and snowbar, GW Fins, Bearcat Cafe, Desi Vega’s Steakhouse, and Heard Dat Kitchen
  5. Portland, Oregon: Mumbo Gumbo PDX, Willow, Fried Egg I’m In Love, Thai Champa, and Akadi PDX